Mariette Garner (Rheiner)

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Mariette Garner (Rheiner)

Also Known As: "Ettie"
Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Sabinal, Texas
Death: 1948 (79)
Place of Burial: neurological ailment
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Peter Rheiner and Mary Elizabeth Rheiner
Wife of John Nance Garner, III, 32nd V. P. of the USA
Mother of Tully Charles Garner

Managed by: Gene Daniell
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About Mariette Garner (Rheiner)

Mariette Elizabeth Rheiner Garner, known as Ettie R. Garner (17 July 1869 – 17 August 1948) was the wife of John Nance Garner, the 32nd Vice-President of the United States, who served from 1933 until 1941.[1]

Born in Sabinal, Texas, she was a daughter of John Peter Rheiner, a Swiss immigrant who became a Texas rancher, and his first wife, the former Mary Elizabeth Watson.

In 1893, Mariette Rheiner ran for Uvalde County judge, but was defeated by the incumbent, John Nance Garner, a lawyer, though women at the time could not vote in Texas. Two years later, on 25 November 1895, she married Garner in Sabinal, Texas. They had one child, a son, Tully Charles Garner (1896—1968).

During her husband's tenure in the U.S. House of Representatives, from 1903 to 1933, Ettie Garner served as his private secretary.

She died of a neurological ailment a month after her 79th birthday

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Mariette Garner (Rheiner)'s Timeline

Sabinal, Texas
September 24, 1896
Age 27
Age 79
neurological ailment